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Which Vegetables Are Healthier Cooked?

In response to my Care2 post #1 Anticancer Vegetable, there was a great question about whether it's better to eat garlic raw or cooked. It appears the secret to maintaining the anti-cancer effects of …


Vegan Leek & Mushroom Bisque

Brothy vegan soups aren't that tricky to make, but thick and creamy ones require a few tricks. I love this recipe because the thickening magic comes in the form of Cream of Wheat! It's a lovely soup t…


Vegan Vichyssoise

I know that the words "comfort food" usually bring to mind gooey baked casseroles or thick hearty biscuit-topped stews--but for me, at this time of year, comfort comes in the way of clean, simple soup…


Roasted Wild Leek Tart

Here in the northeast we have the pleasure of foraging for ramps in the woods, or as in my case, in the greenmarket. These sweet little wild leeks are such a spring treat, a cross between garlic and a…


Asparagus and Leek Bread Pudding

Every meal I've had out lately has had one thing in common: Asparagus, asparagus and more asparagus. OK, so there has been some rhubarb in there too, even popping up in savory dishes, but the the big …


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The incredible, eatable chickweed

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